President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked Chairman, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Internal Revenue Service, chairman, Secondary Education Board (SEB) and the chairman, Universal Basic Education Boards (UBEB).
According to the Deputy Director/Chief Press Secretary FCT, Muhammad Sule, the sack was announced yesterday by the FCT Permanent Secretary, John Chukwu.
He stated that the directive affected all boards of the FCT parastatals, agencies, institutions and government-owned companies.
It said: “President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate sacking of the chairmen of the FCT Internal Revenue Service, Secondary Education Board (SEB) and Universal Basic Education Boards (UBEB).
“The sacking was contained in a letter to the FCT Permanent Secretary, John Obinna Chukwu, FNSE, on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 by the Secretary to the Federal Government.
“The Federal Government’s directive on the dissolution of the governing boards of the federal government parastatals, agencies, institutions and government owned companies remains extant.
“That the directive applies to all boards of the Federal Capital Territory parastatals, agencies, institutions and government owned companies.
“In view of the above, the FCT Permanent Secretary, John Obinna Chukwu has directed the former chairman of the FCT Internal Revenue Service to hand over to the director of treasury, FCT; while the chairmen of the Secondary Education Board and Universal Basic Education Board should hand over to the directors/secretaries of SEB and UBEB respectively.
“Meanwhile, the FCT Administration expresses its profound appreciation for their contributions to the development of the Federal Capital Territory and wishes them success in their future endeavours.”
Source : Nation Newspaper